© José Luís Agapito

The Eurodac database contains the fingerprints of persons applying for asylum in a Dublin member state or those who are intercepted while entering one of such countries illegally.

In order to improve Switzerland's internal security, Switzerland and the EU signed a protocol on 27 June 2019 granting access to the Eurodac database to Swiss prosecution authorities under certain conditions.


  • 27.06.2019: Signing of the protocol
  • 21.09.2016: Start of the negotiations

Status June 2019

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